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The German V2 Rocket Engine - this is what got us into Space.

“This third day of October, 1942, is the first of a new era in transportation, that of space travel…”

— Speech at Peenemünde, Walter Dornberger, 3 October 1942… 106 more words


Oopps, choppers got foamed!

Workers at Minnesota National Guard accidentally set off the fire suppression system in the hangar and foamed 10 aircraft.


Dorothy Anna Klimt-Spencer United States Marine Corps Women's Reserve

Dorothy Anna Klimt was born 24, January 1920 in St. Louis, Missouri. She travelled occasionally to California with her family, made possible because her father worked for the Union Pacific Freight Bureau. 211 more words

World War 2

Private First Class, Robert Elton Young, Killed in Action

AN ONGOING PROJECT: Robert E Young, born 1922 in Clendenin, Kanawha County, West Virginia to Willard and Clova Young. He was drafted into the army on the 29th of March 1943 at Ft. 466 more words

World War 2

The Fallen of World War Two - Powerful data visualization by Neil Halloran

An animated data-driven documentary about war and peace, The Fallen of World War II looks at the human cost of the second World War and sizes up the numbers to other wars in history, including trends in recent conflicts. 25 more words